Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Relic of St. Damian at Blessed Sacrament Cathedral today and tomorrow

I regret not knowing about this sooner or I would have advertised it.  St. Damian was just canonized and already the Archbishop has managed to get a relic at Blessed Sacrament Cathedral tonight and tomorrow.  From the AOD website:

Tuesday, Oct. 13
7 p.m. Reception of Saint Damien's relic into the Cathedral
7:30 p.m. Vespers service in presence of the relic
7:50–9 p.m. Relic will be on display for silent veneration
9 p.m. Cathedral doors close

Wednesday, Oct. 14
The Cathedral doors will be open from 6 a.m. until 9 p.m. for silent veneration of the relic. Please note that veneration will be suspended during the following services.
7:15 a.m. Mass with His Excellency, Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron
1 p.m. Scripture service for priests and religious (open to the public), celebrated by Bishop Moses Anderson, SSE
3 p.m. Mass with the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick, to be celebrated by Bishop Francis Reiss
7 p.m. Mass for the faithful of the Archdiocese, to be celebrated by Bishop Daniel Flores

The Cathedral is located at 9844 Woodward Avenue in Detroit, one mile north of West Grand Boulevard and one mile south of the Davison Freeway. For more information about Saint Damien, and the latest information on the relic visit, please visit the Archdiocese of Detroit Web site at www.aodonline.org/stdamien. If you would like to schedule a group visit to the Cathedral for the relic visit, please call (313) 883-2080.

To read much more, go to the Archdiocese of Detroit webpage for St. Damian

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